Speaker of the house of representatives, Tajudeen Abbas on Tuesday has announced the principal officers of the majority party – the All Progressives Congress (APC) – in the lower legislative chamber.
The speaker made the announcement at plenary on Tuesday.
He announced Julius Ihonvbere, lawmaker representing Owan east/Owan west of Edo as the majority leader; and Abdullahi Ibrahim Halims, legislator representing Ankpa/Omala/Olamaboro of Kogi, as the deputy majority leader.
The speaker also named Bello Usman Kumo, representing Akko federal constituency of Gombe as the chief whip; and Adewunmi Oriyomi Onanuga, representing Ikenne/Sagamu/Remo north federal constituency in Ogun, as the deputy chief whip.
For the minority leadership, Abbas announced Kingsley Chinda, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Rivers as the minority leader; while Ali Madaki of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) was named as the deputy minority leader.
Ali Isa of PDP was named minority whip; while George Ebizimawo of Labour Party was announced as deputy minority whip.